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Waterway and Maritime Transportation Industry

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  • Port union is hurting its members [Letter]

    Port union is hurting its members [Letter]
    The longshoremen's union had better be careful in its dispute with the Port of Baltimore, lest it end the need for the jobs it seeks to protect ("Labor dispute a stubborn anchor on port business in Baltimore," March 1). As it is, the Port of Baltimore...
  • Union has made Port of Baltimore great [Letter]

    Union has made Port of Baltimore great [Letter]
    I felt compelled to respond to the misleading and inaccurate statements in Anita Heygster's recent letter regarding the Port of Baltimore ("Port union is hurting its members," March 4). The decision to close the terminal on holidays is a management...
  • Justice department targeting price-fixing conspiracy on port automobile shipments

    Justice department targeting price-fixing conspiracy on port automobile shipments
    The U.S. Department of Justice has identified and begun targeting a broad conspiracy to fix prices on automobile shipments in and out of Baltimore and other U.S. ports, with a Chilean company recently pleading guilty to violating federal antitrust laws in...
  • Housesitting can make you a world traveler on a budget

    Housesitting can make you a world traveler on a budget
    Baltimore might not seem like a hot tourist destination, but for my husband and me, it was the offer of a free place to stay that catapulted Charm City to the top of our travel bucket list. An advertisement for a split-level suburban home with a...
  • Jeep pulled from Inner Harbor in Canton

    Jeep pulled from Inner Harbor in Canton
    About an hour before the sun broke over Canton Waterfront Park on Wednesday, Ricky Bradley noticed something strange as he took in the cool summer morning: a silver car heading down a wide brick walkway, straight for the water's edge. Just feet from...
  • Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods

    Officials eye water taxi expansion amid growth of harbor neighborhoods
    About 5 p.m. on a recent afternoon, Kevin Leslie and Chris Zorn, both 28, hopped off a small boat onto a short pier at the Canton waterfront, headed for happy-hour drinks at nearby Claddagh Pub. The friends had met after work — Leslie at Wells...
  • Four to 10 inches of snow possible in Tuesday's snowstorm

    Four to 10 inches of snow possible in Tuesday's snowstorm
    As snow started to fall across Maryland, highway officials urged people to stay off the roads, schools and offices closed, and flights were delayed. By early afternoon, multiple accidents and backups were reported throughout the area. The National...
  • An Inner Harbor for locals [Letter]

    Dan Rodricks is firing on all cylinders again in his recent column championing the idea that the Inner Harbor should not just be a tourist attraction and something that the city can squeeze ever more revenue out of but something that becomes a part of...
  • Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures

    Impact of Maryland snow to linger amid cold temperatures
    Residents across Maryland haven't felt the last wintry bite of the snow that lashed the state Tuesday: Its impact will linger through the weekend due to frigid temperatures. Much of the snow, which measured 7 inches at BWI Tuesday night and topped 11...
  • Port dispute is not just about wages [Letter]

     Port dispute is not just about wages [Letter]
    The longshoremen's dispute at the Port of Baltimore is probably not about wages ("Cargo being diverted as port labor standoff continues," Jan. 17). Articles in The Sun have only mentioned that "rookie" (i.e. apprentice) wages will double and all wages...
  • Two injured in Essex boat fire

    Two people were injured Saturday afternoon as they pushed a burning boat away from other vessels at an Essex yacht club, officials said. The boat – a 30- to 35-foot cabin cruiser-style powerboat – caught fire near a fuel pier at the...
  • Uber to offer Inner Harbor boat pick-ups this weekend

    Uber to offer Inner Harbor boat pick-ups this weekend
    The on-demand town car service Uber has a new offer for Baltimore customers this weekend: boat trips across the Inner Harbor. The company is partnering with Baltimore Water Taxi to offer boat connections between 11 points — including popular...